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New York: New York Public Library & Readex Books, 1976. 4to. stiff paper folder, loose sheets. not paginated. Twenty-three selections from the new arrivals have been reproduced on the nineteen sheets included in this folder. Included is an illustration of Fitzgerald's translation of the Iliad. One of the sheets has a creased corner. Spine discolored, edges have minor wear. READ MORE about ABC, ARRIVALS IN THE BERG COLLECTION 1973-1975
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 91827
N.P. UCLA, 1982. small 16mo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. Limited to 100 copies. The nine illustrations have been printed from photoengravings of Bewick's original work. A pamphlet of excerpts from an article by W.P. Garrison titled "Thomas Bewick," which appeared more than one hundred years ago in Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Slight shelf wear. READ MORE about THOMAS BEWICK
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 97491
With a Foreword by Henry Morris.
Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 1996. tall 8vo. quarter dark blue morocco with cloth sides, leather spine label, slipcase. 79, (3) pages. With a Foreword by Henry Morris. Limited to 160 numbered copies (Berger A59). Printed by Henry Morris by hand at his Bird & Bull Press on Zerkall mouldmade paper and bound by Campbell-Logan Bindery. Gaylord Schanilec has become one of premier wood engravers in this country and is especially noted for his work..... READ MORE about MY COLORFUL CAREER
Price: $525.00 Order nr. 45486
With twenty-five wood engravings by Rosemary Covey.
Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 1993. small 4to. quarter red morocco with patterned blue cloth sides, leather spine label, clamshell box. 156, (3) pages. With twenty-five wood engravings by Rosemary Covey. Limited to 200 numbered copies (Berger A54). Printed on Arches mouldmade paper and composed in Perpetua types by Golgonooza Letter Foundry with binding by Campbell-Logan. Covey created 25 woodcuts showing Chinese street peddlers specifically for this book. Morris printed the woodcuts directly from the..... READ MORE about CALLS, SOUNDS & MERCHANDISE OF THE PEKING STREET PEDDLERS
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 39437
Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 2010. 8vo. quarter Morocco and Japanese cloth, slipcase. 33, 12 plates, 12 pages. Limited to 115 numbered copies. Morris' first dos-a-dos binding. Engravings and etchings (intaglios) are printed on special presses which exert the far greater pressure needed for this kind of printing. After successful experimentation in printing small intaglio plates by letterpress, Morris produced this book, with twelve plates (some as large as 5 x 6.5") printed in..... READ MORE about THE ART OF INTAGLIO. PRODUCED ON A LETTERPRESS WITH A COLLECTION OF TWELVE PRINTS OF 18TH CENTURY...
Price: $600.00 Order nr. 105233
With a Preface by the Artist. 2 volumes.
New York: Pynson Printers, 1929, 1937. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 79+(1); 83+(1) pages. With a Preface by the Artist. 2 volumes. Each volume is limited to 1250 numbered copies signed by Kent. First volume contains more than 100 proofs of bookplates, initials and marks presented in two colors on one side of an all rag imported paper and the second volume contains an additional 84 bookplates and initials and marks. The second volume has..... READ MORE about BOOKPLATES & MARKS OF ROCKWELL KENT. With THE LATER BOOKPLATES & MARKS OF ROCKWELL KENT
Price: $850.00 Order nr. 123043
(Cambridge, MA: Will Bradley, at the University Press, for Dodd, Mead & Company), 1899. 12mo. original illustrated stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Bambace page 185. A Christmas catalogue including holiday books, music and art, travel and biography, novels and tales, general literature and belles lettres, religious books, and books for younger readers. Includes black and white specimen illustrations. Erratum tag tipped in. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about DODD MEAD & CO'S NEW AND STANDARD BOOKS, CHRISTMAS 1899-1900
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 118823
New Castle, Delaware and Boston, Massachusetts: Oak Knoll Press and Thomas G. Boss Fine Books, 1995. 8vo. cloth. xxiii, 216 pages. First edition. Presentation from the author on the verso of the half-title. Will H. Bradley (1868-1962) is widely regarded as one of the masters of design during the Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts periods. His typographic and illustrative work pushed the boundaries of these fields into new directions. In addition, his re-introduction and..... READ MORE about WILL H. BRADLEY: HIS WORK, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 115708
New Castle, Delaware and Boston, Massachusetts: Oak Knoll Press and Thomas G. Boss Fine Books, 1995. 8vo. cloth. xxiii, 216 pages. First edition. Will H. Bradley (1868-1962) is widely regarded as one of the masters of design during the Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts periods. His typographic and illustrative work pushed the boundaries of these fields into new directions. In addition, his re-introduction and use of Caslon type brought it back into popularity. The..... READ MORE about WILL H. BRADLEY: HIS WORK, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 41678
Illustrated by Andrew Wyeth.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1941). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (ii), xiv, 285 pages. Illustrated by Andrew Wyeth. B1-1497. First edition, one of 650 numbered copies signed by Canby and Wyeth and printed for the Greenwood Book Shop as part of a special Delaware Edition. Part of the Rivers of America Series. Has a special limitation page bound-in at the beginning. Jacket has pieces missing at head of spine and along front edge. READ MORE about THE BRANDYWINE
Price: $350.00 Order nr. 128163
Sketches by Nancy C. Sawin.
Hockessin: The Holly Press, (1976). oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. viii, 88 pages. Sketches by Nancy C. Sawin. With an introduction by Betty Burroughs of the Wilmington News Journal. Signed by Sawin. Covers soiled with age darkening along bottom of front cover. READ MORE about DELAWARE SKETCH BOOK, AN HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 66474
With a list of works by him in the New York Public Library and certain other collections.
New York: New York Public Library, 1932. large 8vo. paper wrappers. 12 pages and three inserted plates of illustrations. With a list of works by him in the New York Public Library and certain other collections. A biographical essay on the famous caricaturist, engraver and publisher is accompanied by seven illustrations and a bibliography of Charles's work. READ MORE about WILLIAM CHARLES, EARLY CARICATURIST, ENGRAVER AND PUBLISHER OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 20610
(Easthampton, MA): Cheloniidae Press & Wonder Book Editions, (2019). small folio. cloth clamshell box, paper label on cover. loose signatures inserted into two chamise. NOTE: due to high demand, this portfolio has a backorder wait period of about three weeks. First edition of 130 copies, of which this is one of 30 copies reserved for portfolios for a complete set of 24 total broadsides. In addition, this is one of the select undetermined amount of..... READ MORE about IF THERE WERE NO BOOKS
Price: $6,000.00 Order nr. 134385
(Easthampton, MA): Cheloniidae Press & Wonder Book Editions, (2019). First edition of 130 copies, of which this is one of 30 copies reserved for portfolios for a complete set of 24 total broadsides. The first publication by Alan James Robinson in over twenty years, If There Were No Books... is a suite of broadsides depicting some of the more monumental works in English & American literature of which we would have not experienced. Cheloniidae Press..... READ MORE about IF THERE WERE NO BOOKS
Price: $2,950.00 Order nr. 134386
New York: Brentano's, 1920. 4to. leather, top edge gilt. (4), 127 pages. First edition. Illustrated by Harry Clarke (Steenson, A3.d). Color and black/white images throughout. Text block loose from binding. Stain on rear cover and bottom right of pages starting at page 79. Beautifully illustrated. READ MORE about YEAR'S AT THE SPRING; AN ANTHOLOGY OF RECENT POETRY
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 105563
Stamford: Overbrook Press, The, 1949. 8vo. paper wrappers, paper cover label. 32 pages. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. This copy inscribed by the author. Spine lightly sunned. READ MORE about PROGRESS IN THE GRAPHIC ARTS AN ADDRESS DELIVERED AT THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY IN CHICAGO ... ON THE...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 132590
From Drawings and Paintings by Charles Dana Gibson, Frederic Remington, Jessie Willcox Smith, Maxfield Parrish, A.B. Frost, F.X. Leyendecker, W.T. Smedley and others.
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, n.d. (early 20th century). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 71 pages. From Drawings and Paintings by Charles Dana Gibson, Frederic Remington, Jessie Willcox Smith, Maxfield Parrish, A.B. Frost, F.X. Leyendecker, W.T. Smedley and others. Contains 138 black-and-white illustrations of the proofs, with an index. Covers show wear, with writing in pen at the head of both covers, as well as drawings in pen, pencil, and crayon on the rear..... READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF COLLIER'S ARTIST PROOFS
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 104280
London, England: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1893. 8vo. original decorated cloth, dust jacket, decorated endpapers. x, 114, (2) pages. First English edition. Table of contents. Includes poetry on garden flowers, nature, love songs, "poems of life," children's poetry. Text, boards, and endpapers decorated by Walter Crane (Houfe 271; Massé 44). French fold. Dust jacket chipped, especially at top edge. Endpapers and spine lightly soiled. READ MORE about THE OLD GARDEN AND OTHER VERSES
Price: $450.00 Order nr. 122746
Indianapolis: The Bobbs Merrill Company, (1909). 4to. cloth. not paginated (roughly 92). Beautiful blind-stamped flowers with gilt lettering. Contains 21 lovely color plates with illustrations by E. Stetson Crawford. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Four inch water stain on rear board. Foxing on endpapers. Light shelf wear around edges. READ MORE about AMERICAN BEAUTIES
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 99371
Revised by Wayne G. Hammond and Robert L. Volz.
Williamstown: Chapin Library, 1979. 8vo. paper wrappers. (v), 87 pages. Revised by Wayne G. Hammond and Robert L. Volz. Limited to 750 copies. Includes examples of the work of Bradley, Denslow, Rogers, Pyle, Hunter, Armstrong and others with a history of their work and the development of the art in America. Illustrated. READ MORE about BOOK DECORATION IN AMERICA 1890-1910; A GUIDE TO AN EXHIBITION
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 1722
N.P. Crown Zellerbach Corporation, 1968. oblong folio. cloth. unpaginated. Graphic artwork sponsored by Crown Zellerbach Corporation, focusing on "derivagraphics," a fusion of the words graphic and derivative, an effort to enhance the use of printed media. Sample color photographs tipped in. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges. READ MORE about A GALLERY OF GRAPHIC ARTS EXPERIMENTS PRESENTED BY CROWN ZELLERBACH
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 114885
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1930. 4to. cloth-backed boards, top edge gilt, slipcase. (xiii), 138 pages. First edition, one of 301 numbered copies signed by the author. A biographical sketch of Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives complete with 32 full-page illustrations of their work. Introduction by Harry T. Peters from whose collection they came. Excellent insight into life in America in the 19th century. Prospectus loosely inserted. Slipcase spotted with wear along..... READ MORE about MR. CURRIER AND MR. IVES. A NOTE ON THEIR LIVES AND TIMES
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 28161
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, Christmas 1954. 8vo. cloth, slipcase. (12) pages printed French fold. Limited to 1250 numbered copies issued as a Christmas book by World. Illustrated in red by Ismar David and typography by Jos. Trautwein. Signed by David. READ MORE about DANIEL 3, FROM THE HOLY BIBLE, KING JAMES VERSION
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 39696